Zephyr’s Fourth Annual Retreat Draws Leading Social Media Influencers and Designers

The Leader of Ventilation Design and Innovation Curates an Unforgettable Experience for Retreat Attendees

SAN FRANCISCO, November 15, 2017 — Zephyr, the industry leader in ventilation design, innovation, and technology, welcomed interior/kitchen designers and influencers to its fourth annual #ZephyrDesignerRetreat2017. The 12 members of the #ZephyrDesignTribe visited San Francisco and Napa from October 24th – 27th, 2017 to learn more about Zephyr and experience the best of food, art, design, and wine in the Bay Area.

The Designer Retreat began at Zephyr’s Design & Experience Center in the heart of San Francisco’s Design District where attendees received an overview of Zephyr’s products and technology and a presentation by Fu-Tung Cheng, Zephyr’s Cheng Collection Designer. The day also included visits to Nido, Coup d’Etat, Heath Ceramics, and the Ferry Building. The third day of the retreat included a trip to wine country in Napa Valley for wine tastings at Joseph Phelps and Hall wineries and lunch at Bouchon in Yountville.

Retreat members included: Ashley Darryl (@ashleydarryl), Ebony Stephenson (@designsbyebony), Bonnie Bagley Catlin (@signaturedesignskitchenbath), Katrina Stumbos (katrina_stumbos), Kirsten Erickson (@kdanielledesign), Liren Baker (@kitchconfidante), Meagan Camp (@meagancampstyle), Morgan Molitor (construction2style), Paloma Contreras (@ladolcevitablog), Rose Dostal (rmd_designs), Kate Rumson (@the_real_houses_of_ig) and Sheila Irwin (@maisondecinq).

“We thrive on creative brand partnerships with designers and influencers alike, and truly value the relationships made during these retreats,” says Sarah Wahl, Director of Marketing at Zephyr. “We look forward to an ongoing partnership with these 12 amazing individuals as we prepare for exciting new product launches in 2018.”

Total audience reach from the Zephyr Designer Retreat was more than 2.9 million. Coverage from the Zephyr Blogger Retreat can be found here.

About Zephyr

Since 1997, San Francisco-based Zephyr has continued to bring design, innovation and technology to the forefront of the kitchen ventilation hood industry. The company has challenged the perception of what ventilation means in kitchen design and created a new awareness of the importance of a high performing ventilation system. With acclaimed talent such as artistic visionary, Fu-Tung Cheng, and industrial designer, Robert Brunner, Zephyr is able to create cutting-edge residential range hoods unlike any other company. In addition, Zephyr has pioneered ventilation hood technology with the industry’s first DCBL Suppression System®; an exclusive innovation that delivers the most silent, energy efficient and performance-driven range hoods available today. As a direct result of its commitment to elevating range hood design and technology, Zephyr is the recipient of several prestigious awards including Consumer Report Buy Rating, Consumer Digest Best Buy Rating, Chicago Athenaeum Good Design, ADEX (Awards for Design Excellence), Appliance Design ‘Excellence In Design’ and the Architectural Products ‘Product Innovation Award.’